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The American Journey to WW1 (Discovering Our Past) Ц Interactive Student Edition (2006)


The American Journey to WW1 (Discovering Our Past) is a California middle school American history program organized chronologically, and co-authored by National Geographic and Jackson Spielvogel. The textbook's engaging narrative and outstanding visuals transport students back in time. As co-author, National Geographic ensures that students understand the influence of geography on historical events. The result is a standards-based program with important geography skills embedded in every lesson.
Reading age for native speakers: Middle School students (8th grade)


A Guide to California Standards
Correlation to the California Standards
At-Home Standards Review
Previewing Your Textbook
Scavenger Hunt
Reading Skills Handbook
Reference Atlas
Geography Handbook
Tools of the Historian

UNIT 1 A Changing World
CHAPTER 1: Expanding Horizons
CHAPTER 2: Road to Independence

UNIT 2 Creating a Nation
CHAPTER 3: A More Perfect Union
CHAPTER 4: The Constitution

UNIT 3 Launching the Republic
CHAPTER 5: The Federalist Era
CHAPTER 6: The Age of Jefferson
CHAPTER 7: Foreign Affairs in the Early Republic

UNIT 4 The Young Republic
CHAPTER 8: The Northeast: Building Industry
CHAPTER 9: The South
CHAPTER 10: The Age of Jackson
CHAPTER 11: Manifest Destiny

UNIT 5 Civil War and Reconstruction
CHAPTER 12: Road to Civil War
CHAPTER 13: The Civil War
CHAPTER 14: Reconstruction

UNIT 6 Reshaping the Nation
CHAPTER 15: The Western Frontier
CHAPTER 16: The Growth of Industry
CHAPTER 17: America Enters a New Century
-- Connections to Today

- What is an Appendix?
- SkillBuilder Handbook
- Presidents of the United States
- Honoring America
- Supreme Court Case Summaries
- Documents of American History
- California Standards Handbook
- English Glossary
- Spanish Glossary
- Gazetteer
- Index

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